Hot on HuffPost:

See More Stories

Rod Blagojevich: 'I'm Blacker Than Barack Obama'

4 years ago
  0 Comments Say Something  »
Text Size
In an interview in the February issue of Esquire, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich continues his quixotic campaign to prove he was innocent in the pay-to-play scandal that led to his resignation. In the process -- particularly when he's talking about President Obama -- he has some characteristically dubious things to say.

"David Axelrod called me the day after John Kerry lost to Bush . . . and he said, 'You need to think about running for president in 2008. A new face from the Midwest to challenge Hillary Clinton,' " Blagojevich claims.

Our New Approach to Comments

In an effort to encourage the same level of civil dialogue among Politics Daily’s readers that we expect of our writers – a “civilogue,” to use the term coined by PD’s Jeffrey Weiss – we are requiring commenters to use their AOL or AIM screen names to submit a comment, and we are reading all comments before publishing them. Personal attacks (on writers, other readers, Nancy Pelosi, George W. Bush, or anyone at all) and comments that are not productive additions to the conversation will not be published, period, to make room for a discussion among those with ideas to kick around. Please read our Help and Feedback section for more info.

Add a Comment

*0 / 3000 Character Maximum Comment Moderation Enabled. Your comment will appear after it is cleared by an editor.

Follow Politics Daily

  • Comics
robert-and-donna-trussell
CHAOS THEORY
Featuring political comics by Robert and Donna TrussellMore>>
  • Woman UP Video
politics daily videos
Weekly Videos
Woman Up, Politics Daily's Online Sunday ShowMore»
politics daily videos
TV Appearances
Showcasing appearances by Politics Daily staff and contributors.More>>